The song of the day for Saturday, February 21, 2020, is “Make Someone Happy.”
About This Song
“Make Someone Happy” is from the 1960 musical Do Re Mi, by Jule Styne, Betty Comden, and Adolph Green. Do Re Mi concerns a guy, a bit of a loser and a con, who goes into the jukebox business with some gangster pals. ”Make Someone Happy” was introduced by John Reardon and Nancy Dussault.
About This Version
Tony sang “Make Someone Happy” at the 1962 concert in honor of the White House interns, at the invitation of President John F. Kennedy. The concert was captured on Bennett/Brubeck: The White House Sessions, Live 1962, released in 2013.
“Make Someone Happy,” as well as Bennett/Brubeck: The White House Sessions, Live 1962, is available from iTunes.